Summary: S.Con.Res.48 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.Con.Res.48. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (06/12/2012)

Recognizes: (1) the critical importance of the Operational Reserve as a component of the Armed Forces, particularly as a means of preserving combat power during a time of budget austerity; and (2) the dual-status, state-federal National Guard as the foundation of the Operational Reserve and of military manpower.

Expresses support for making the Operational Reserve permanent.

Repudiates proposals to return the Reserve Components to a diminished or purely strategic role in national security.

Affirms the growth of the Operational Reserve as circumstances warrant.